Best Physical Therapists in Carlsbad

Why These Physical Therapists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Carlsbad Physical Therapists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Blue Water Physical Therapy

Blue Water Physical Therapy is a Cardiff-by-the-Sea clinic that has been providing patients with one-on-one sessions for more than 16 years. Areas the clinic serves include Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Olivenhain, Encinitas, Solana Beach, Leucadia, Carlsbad, and Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Blue Water Physical Therapy offers a variety of services including fall prevention, balance training, prenatal and postnatal programs, craniosacral therapy, a metabolic fitness program, therapeutic yoga, sports specific re-training, and post-surgical and total joint replacement rehabilitation. Owner and director Erin Malecha has a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Cal State Long Beach. Patients remark on their encouragement, compassion, helpfulness, attentiveness, professionalism, knowledge, patience, efficiency, and listening skills.

Cardiff By The Sea, CA 92007


Insights for Natural Balance

Insights for Natural Balance provides physical therapy and nutrition services for clients in Carlsbad, CA and the surrounding San Diego area. Diane Kusunose is a licensed physical therapist, biofeedback therapist, and nutritionist. She performs a variety of services for patients dealing with ongoing stress. Other services include homeopathy, herbal formulations, nutrition response testing, zyto biofeedback, and more. Also, an online store is available for clients to conveniently order needed supplements which are recommended by Diane. They currently hold a five-star rating on Yelp! where clients speak highly of their attention to detail, excellent results, and honest and caring service. Hours of operations are Mondays through Friday from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Carlsbad, CA 92008


LEVEL4 Physio-Wellness-Performance

LEVEL4 Physio-Wellness-Performance is a sports performance clinic based in Encinitas and serving patients locally, nationally, and internationally. LEVEL4 stands out from other clinics thanks to using treatment methods that don’t involve the use of painkillers or other generic treatments, as well as their innovative Tele Health service, which guides patients via video and/or voice chat in areas of injury prevention, injury rehab, women's health, sports injury rehab, and general wellness needs. Patients have a 100% money-back satisfaction guarantee when they get treated at LEVEL4; the staff is dedicated to giving their patients effective, comfortable treatment. The team offers one-on-one 30 to 60-minute sessions with a licensed doctor of orthopedic and sports physical therapy as well options within their wellness model such as Pilates, yoga, massage, acupuncture, and fitness programs. Whether someone is uninsured or insured, LEVEL4 Physio-Wellness-Performance doesn't neglect clients because of their lack of insurance coverage, by accepting cash payment options.

Encinitas, CA 92009


Moxey Physical Therapy

Moxey Physical Therapy is a Leucadia clinic that provides a variety of modalities. The clinic provides manual therapy, cosmetic physical therapy, core facilitation and training, scar mobilization, functional release techniques, myofascial release, gait efficiency analysis, ergonomic assessments, functional movement analysis, postural assessments, deep scar functional release, Graston technique, and therapeutic exercise. Conditions Moxey Physical Therapy treats include headaches, osteoarthritis, neck pain, low back pain, TMJ syndrome, sciatica, sprains and strains, chronic pain syndromes, pinched nerves, pre- and post-operative orthopedic surgery, and plantar fasciitis. Founder Stephen Moxey has been a physical therapist for more than a decade and he is a Certified Functional Manual Therapist, a Certified Orthopedic Specialist, a Posture Specialist, a Fellow of American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist, a Running Specialist, and a Chronic Pain Specialist.

Leucadia, CA 92024


ProActive Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

ProActive Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine is a physical therapy center offering services in the Carlsbad metro. It offers various physical therapy and rehabilitation services, which include hand and aquatic therapy. It also offers different approaches to injury and wellness treatment for athletes such as active release technique, Graston technique, stretch program, and neurorehabilitation. The company is composed of therapists and physicians in the fields of physical and occupational therapy.

6070 Avenida Encinas
Carlsbad, CA 92011

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Solana Beach Physical Therapy

Solana Beach Physical Therapy strives to provide the highest form of physical therapy to every patient they treat. Patients in Solana Beach receive one-on-one treatment from a highly qualified physical therapist, and patients and their families are encouraged to take an active role in the recovery process. Their staff tailors a specialized treatment approach that is designed to meet each patient’s specific needs.The clinic offers unique opportunities for community-based physical therapy, including the pool, the beach, gym, and when necessary, a patient’s home. They serve the rehabilitation needs of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Their physical therapists offer skilled assessments and treatment for a variety of issues, including neurodevelopmental dysfunction, pre- and post-surgical rehabilitation, gait and balance problems, sports injuries, acute and chronic pain, and many other conditions.

Solana Beach, CA 92075


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